about nictm

We are equipped to take the lead in promoting technological and socio-cultural advancement though excellence in research, creativity and entrepreneurial strides.

our philosophy

The goal (philosophy) and academic objectives of NICT are in accordance with the national philosophy and goal of technical education as provided in the National Policy on Education and guidelines provided by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), the Federal Government agency saddled with the responsibility and right to develop, maintain and sustain standards in the technical education sector in Nigeria. Nigeria has been in dire short supply of skilled manpower in the area of construction which incidentally is one of the largest employers of labour. The result is that personnel are often sourced from foreign country to bridge this gap, with its collateral capital outflow. An institution like this becomes a veritable tool to equip Nigeria youths with requisite education and training that will not only aid Nigeria in this respect but create generations of skilled engineers, Technology, industrialist, entrepreneurs and self-reliant citizens

The cardinal objectives of the Institute are as follows;

  1. To provide Full-Time and Part-Time courses in Engineering Technology, Environmental Sciences, Applied Sciences, and Business and Management Technology
  2. To provide facilities and encourage research in all its area of focus to aid the development of Nigeria in the areas of Industry, Commerce, Technology and Engineering etc.
  3. To arrange conferences, seminars and study groups relevant to the fields of learning specified in paragraph (a)
  4. To perform such other functions which in the opinion of the Institute, may serve to promote its objectives
  5. To provide a well developed and articulate technical education through a consistent research, development and constant contact with the renowned institutions and constant appropriate industries;
  6. To provide appropriate training and vocational dexterity for a self-reliant and focused Nigerian student, and also to provide the industrial skills for those who want to be employers of labour or gainfully employed;

To create a generation of knowledge-based individuals that would impact heavily in the construction sector but in the technological development of Nigeria and the West African Sub-region


To emphasis global best practice in learning, instruction and Practice as a way of creating Technologists Engineers, Scientists, Industrialist and Entrepreneurs that would become referent points the world over.

our history

At a reception party organized to mark the 80th birth anniversary of Chief Anthony Akhakon Anenih the Iyasele of Esanland, in December, 2013, the Federal Government announced the establishment of the Institute to provide Nigerian Youths with an opportunity for skills acquisition vocational education and training in the construction industry, which is one of the biggest employer of labour in the country. The Vice-President Alhaji Namadi Sambo who made the announcement indicated that

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan granted the provisional approval as a mark of appreciation for the contributions of Chief Anenih, a great Nigerian and a patriot who believes in the sovereignty, unity indissolubility and in the indivisibility of this nation, as he puts Nigeria first in all he does.

Vice President Alhaji Namadi Sambo

Apart from helping to meet the Manpower needs of the country in the construction sector, the Institute will also help to deal with unemployment problems, provide access to higher education for the teeming Nigerian Youths and to meet their demands not only in the area of self-reliance but also to empower them become employers of labour.

Following the provisional approval, the Federal Government in March, 2014 set up an implementation committee to work out the modalities and requirements necessary for the take-off of the Institute.

The Committee identified an appropriate area of land, measuring 1.7km by 1.7km which was secured with the help of the Onojie of Uromi, HRH Anslem Eidenojie as the permanent site of the Institute. Chief Tony Anenih graciously donated his massive Nova Hotels with all the facilities at Uromi freely at no cost to the Federal Government and the Institute for the effective taking off of the Institute.

founding fathers and mothers 2014 -2018


Engr. Prof. Sunday Ohousi Onohaebi

B.Eng., M.Eng., PGDCS, Ph.D
rector@nict.edu.ng, s.onohaebi@nict.edu.ng

Deputy Rector

dr. (mrs) martha ajonye

B.Sc (psych), M.Sc. (Soc. Psych), Ph.D


mr. ephriam e. okwor

Dip, BA.Ed., PGD (Mgt), MBA (Mgt)


mr. henry okujagu

B.Sc (Hons), MBA


mrs. ijeoma ann achi okidi

Dip, BA.Ed., PGD (Mgt), MBA (Mgt)